The Peggy Helmerich Library will be closed temporarily for light renovation. We anticipate the closure to last several weeks. During the closure, any items you have placed on hold will be sent to Hardesty Library.
The Resource Sharing Department is located at the Support Services Center. Normal office hours are 7:30 a.m to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The phone number is 549-7395. If the office is closed, you may leave a message on our voice mail.
You may also contact us by email.
Item limits by type are as follows (for most card types)
The total number of items checked out may not exceed 50 items
Fines for books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, videos, and Blu-ray discs are $.10 per item per day with a maximum of $2 per item. Children’s, tween, and teen books and media do not accrue fines.
Standard replacement costs are as follows:
Actual replacement costs may vary. Items that are returned missing replaceable pieces, such as DVD or CD cases or spine labels, may be charged a $5 damaged item processing fee.
You may register to receive notices via Library Elf. This service is free.
Night drops are available at all branch libraries with the exception of the Genealogy Center.
You may return borrowed materials to any Tulsa City-County Library location with the exception of the Genealogy Center.
Books, audiobooks, music CDs, DVDs, videos, and Blu-ray discs have a checkout period of 14 days. These items may all be renewed up to 100 times for a checkout period totaling one year.
Note that some cards and materials have additional restrictions.
Items that are renewable may be renewed up to 100 times with a checkout period totaling up to one year. If you attempt to renew an item that has reached the renewal limit, that been reserved by another customer, or whose loan policies do not allow renewal, a message will appear informing you which titles were not renewed and why.
Most items renew for 14 days. The new due date will be 14 days from the date it is renewed.
In an effort to go green, the library will no longer mail notifications, effective May, 14, 2013. Please add an email address and/or telephone number to your account so that we can provide you notifications regarding your holds and other library information.
To add or update this information:
You also may sign up for an account with Library Elf to be notified of what’s due soon, overdue or ready for pickup via email, text message or RSS alerts. This service also lets you track multiple accounts.